Category Archives: Big Adventure 2017

Visit Wall Drug!

If you travel in South Dakota for like 2 seconds, you will see many, many, many signs encouraging you to visit Wall Drug.  I can only imagine how many people are employed just to manage the signs throughout the state. … Continue reading

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Sioux Falls and Pierre (say it Peer!)

After leaving Omaha, we headed north.  We were due to spend the night in the capitol of South Dakota, Pierre.  I planned a lunch stop in Sioux Falls, SD.  While researching for this trip, I came upon Sioux Falls, and … Continue reading

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Lewis and Clark Visitor Center – Trail HQ

I am a history nerd.  There are lots of different ways to get to South Dakota, and I don’t think the way we went would be considered the most direct route, although, it did come up as an option on … Continue reading

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Omaha

The second stop on our trip was Omaha, Nebraska.  We scheduled two nights in Omaha because we had heard such good things about it.

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Topeka!

Topeka checked a couple boxes for us.  We like to visit state capitols and the kids like to do Junior Ranger programs at National Park service sites.

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Wichita

Our destination for day 2 was Omaha, Nebraska. Our route took us from OKC through Wichita and Topeka, Kansas.  

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Big Adventure 2017

Tomorrow morning, all five of us will depart for Big Adventure 2017.  Preparations have been underway for some time. I hoped to have all 3 children packed by Monday night, but realized that my oldest has an alarming lack of … Continue reading

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